Practice size, caseload, deprivation and quality of care of patients with coronary heart disease, hypertension and stroke in primary care: national cross-sectional study

@article{Saxena2007PracticeSC,
  title={Practice size, caseload, deprivation and quality of care of patients with coronary heart disease, hypertension and stroke in primary care: national cross-sectional study},
  author={Sonia T Saxena and Josip Car and Darren Eldred and Michael Soljak and Azeem Majeed},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={96 - 96}
}
BACKGROUND Reports of higher quality care by higher-volume secondary care providers have fuelled a shift of services from smaller provider units to larger hospitals and units. In the United Kingdom, most patients are managed in primary care. Hence if larger practices provide better quality of care; this would have important implications for the future organization of primary care services. We examined the association between quality of primary care for cardiovascular disease achieved by general… CONTINUE READING
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